Justice Richard L. Gabriel talks to students today about the career path that led him to become a justice on the Colorado Supreme Court, his call to help people in the criminal justice system, and what it is like to be a lawyer in a highly public case — Justice Richard Gabriel was co-counsel for Michael Jackson in the case of Crystal Cartier v. Michael Jackson.
During Department Time, students interested in writing hear from Shani Petroff, a New York-based author known for her "Bedeviled" series for young adults. Shani discusses her path to becoming a published author, and gives tips to students about how to enter the field.
Guest speaker Elizabeth Goodspeed, a graphic designer at Pentagram, helps critique student work in the Graphic Design course.
In the College Admissions Seminar, Christina Fulton — a graduate of Middlebury College, Associate Director of Admission at Brown University and previously managing international and domestic admission at Princeton University — demystifies what happens behind the closed door of an admissions panel. Fulton provides students with sample applications to explore and evaluate from an admissions point of view and direct access to her esteemed insider's perspective.
Psychology + Neuroscience students participate in an ongoing study through The John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Guided by guest speaker Fabiana Alceste, students learn about the study, its research methodology, and preliminary findings.
Keynote Speaker Dan Lerner, Professor of NYU’s most popular elective, “Science of Happiness,” talks to students during CORE Day. Dan's work focuses on helping people become the best version in themselves. In his talk today, he explains the difference between obsessive passion, which can be detrimental in the long run, and harmonious passion, which is an essential tool in navigating life in the healthiest way possible.
Speaker, during CORE Day
Guest Speaker Adil Chokairy, owner of Crepes Choupette, discusses the start of his company with students in Business Management. In addition to personal reflections, Mr. Chokairy shares business case studies and works with students to identify opportunities for growth in his business.
Craig Derrick, award-winning game industry executive who is known for his creation of Star Wars gaming characters, talks to students during Department Time on how to get into the gaming industry and the various skills required to be a successful creator in the industry.
Kit Yarrow, award-winning consumer psychologist and Professor Emerita at Golden Gate University, speaks to our Psychology + Neuroscience students about consumer psychology and the various pathways they can take to be successful in the field of Consumerism.